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IUBMB-IUPAC Joint Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature (JCBN)

Composition and Terms of Office
  1. The IUBMB-IUPAC Joint Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature is composed of four Titular Members, two appointed by IUPAC (including the Secretary) and two by IUBMB (including the Chairman), and up to eight Associate Members (appointed by JCBN itself).

  2. The Chairman and the Secretary are each appointed for four years by the President of the appropriate Union, subject to whatever ratification is imposed by Union Statutes and Bylaws. JCBN may propose names of persons suitably qualified for appointment. The Chairman is ex officio a member of the IUPAC Division VIII Committee (Chemical Nomenclature and Structure Representation), with attendance at Division Committee meetings funded by IUBMB.

  3. Candidates for Titular Membership may be proposed by the Commission. The Titular Members appointed by IUBMB shall also be Members of the Nomenclature Committee of IUBMB (NC-IUBMB).

  4. The periods of service of the Titular Members and of the Associate Members are in accord with the Statutes and Bylaws of the appointing Union. The sum of the years of service as a Titular Member and as the Chairman or the Secretary must not exceed ten years.

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